The dimensions of a baseball field will vary slightly based on the level of play. The dimensions will also depend on the ballpark or stadium, since not every component of the field is defined by a specific measurement. When discussing the layout and size of a baseball field, the most important dimensions are:
The following are some dimensions you should know about an MLB field:
Since June 1, 1958 every field made for a professional club needs to meet a minimum distance of 325 ft from home plate to the nearest fence and 400ft to the center field fence. However, there's an exception with Yankee Stadium being 314 ft to the outfield fence.
In Little League baseball, the field is often smaller than a professional MLB field. Little league is a youth baseball league with lots of different age brackets: anywhere from ages 4-7 up to 13-16.